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James Dockery finds calling in cardiovascular technology

James Dockery, Class of 2003, has always had a passion for the health care field, but it took Northeast State fledging Cardiovascular Invasive Technology Program to kick-start his career. James is currently clinical supervisor at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital for the admit/recovery unit, the cardiac catheterization lab, and the electrophysiology lab – managing 85 employees and working with more...
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Coca-Cola Loves Olivia Orten and Nikki Sumner

Northeast State graduates Olivia Orten and Nikki Sumner, both of Kingsport, were named Coca-Cola scholars for 2014. Orten earned the New Century Scholar honor and Sumner received the Silver Scholar award. It was the first time two Northeast State nominees have received Coca-Cola scholarships in the same year. The scholarships are sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation, Coca-Cola Scholars...
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Megan Coram Earns National O’Banion Technology Award

State student Megan Coram earned the national Terry O’Banion Student Technology Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College. This is the first time a Northeast State student has received the award. Each year, the League honors two students with special talent in technology, strong financial need, and a passion for pursuing a career in technology. “I love challenge of...
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Little Brings Real-World Experience to Entertainment Technology

Jeff Little, department head of Northeast State’s newly minted Entertainment Technology program, brings to the classroom a performer’s on-stage enthusiasm coupled with a road manager’s grasp of how things get done. Little, who spent the last 10 years at Guilford Technical Community College heading its Entertainment Technology and the Creative and Performing Arts programs, said he intends...
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Winning Combination: Eric Henley harnesses the power of ability and education

Eric Henley is a fine example of what happens when ability and education are combined. Henley, owner of H-Tek Auto Care in Gray, Tenn., said the influences of his father and grandfathers – all whom were mechanically inclined – fostered his passion for how and why things work. In fact, the Wilbur Bond Maintenance Building at East Tennessee State University is named after his...
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April Eads and the Power of Talents at Work

Northeast State alumna April Eads paved her career path by seeking out challenges in technology and business development. As business development manager at Bristol Tennessee Essential Services (BTES), Eads works hard to promote economic development in Sullivan County and sustain growth in our community. While staying busy promoting the Bristol community as a great place to do business, Eads also...